Jun 8, 2022 · Stark photographs of dying soldiers and wounded civilians provided a striking counter-narrative to official reports that America was winning the war in Vietnam. As the conflict dragged on and...
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Sep 12, 2013 · Photos from “Vietnam: The Real War” will be on view at the Steven Kasher Gallery in Manhattan from Oct. 24 through Nov. 26. Richard Pyle covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press from 1968 to 1973 as a field correspondent and, from 1970-73, as Saigon bureau chief. He is the last survivor of seven who held that post during the 15 ...
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Eisenhower said about the Vietnam war that if “you have some dominoes next to each other and you hit the first one, they all fall quickly”. Nixon said he was “not going to be the first president to lose a war” over the Vietnam conflict.
- Downtime on base. Members of the 11th Armored Cavalry were based out of the Blackhorse Base Camp (code name: Atlanta) and conducted several highly dangerous operations in North Vietnam.
- The ‘yippie movement’ Below, a group of “yippies” gather on the steps of New York Public Library during the Vietnam War Moratorium demonstrations on Oct.
- Primetime address to South Vietnam. Here, a group of soldiers gathered around a portable radio, drinking coffee and listening to the president’s Nov. 3, 1969 speech.
- Christmas, 1969. For each year of American involvement in the Vietnam War, there was a ceasefire declared on Dec. 25. There were frequent reports of violations from each side every year, but for the most part, things were quiet.